Software & Systems


Blackboard Takes Mobile Apps to the End User

This fall, faculty and students will no longer need access to a Blackboard institutional license to use Blackboard mobile applications--as long as they're willing to shell out $5.99 for the software or an annual subscription fee of $1.99.

Bricsys Makes Engineering Software, APIs Free to Students

Bricsys has launched a global academic program, which provides free engineering software and application programming interface access to students and schools.



Tech Flex

At USC, an ambitious campuswide renovation aims to create tech-enabled learning spaces that place a premium on flexibility.

U Kansas Boosts Workflow Efficiency

U Kansas will expand deployment of Perceptive Software workflow management solutions to bolster efficiency across campus.

Open to Attack?

An emphasis on the open sharing of ideas makes higher ed more vulnerable to network attacks than corporations. How can schools mitigate the risks while still preserving their academic freedom?

Breaking the Ice

6 ideas to help vendors and IT leaders forge a more productive relationship.

4G iPad Debuts with Faster Processor, Improved Display

Apple formally took the wraps off the new iPad Wednesday morning. The third generation of Apple's popular tablet device incorporates a speedier A5X processor, 4G LTE support, and a higher-resolution Retina display.

PhatWare Note-taking, Collaboration App Now Available for Android

New note-taking app turns Android smartphone or tablet into virtual scratch pad.

Moore College To Distribute iPads to New BFA Students

A Pennsylvania arts college, in partnership with Apple, will deploy free iPads to new Bachelor of Fine Arts students beginning with the fall semester.

Means of Production

Universities are wrestling with the possibilities and pitfalls of making homegrown IT products available beyond their campuses. CT examines the benefits of the two major options: open source or a commercialized venture.

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